Charlotte Perkins Gilman - Quotes

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To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.

The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.

There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. As well speak of a female liver. ---->>>

To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind. ---->>>

New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American. ---->>>

The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.

The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.

Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning. ---->>>

A concept is stronger than a fact. ---->>>

Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized. ---->>>

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. ---->>>

When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution. ---->>>

Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now. ---->>>

In New York City, everyone is an exile, none more so than the Americans. ---->>>

Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil. ---->>>

But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter. ---->>>

Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive. ---->>>

The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 3, 1860
Birthplace:
Die: 08-17, 1935
Occupation: Writer
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman (); also Charlotte Perkins Stetson (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935), was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist and served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of her unorthodox concepts and lifestyle (wikipedia)